Archive for October, 2014

  • the Pumpkin House

    The Pumpkin House

    By on October 31, 2014

    They carve over 700 pumpkins and invite everyone over to marvel at their hard work and creativity.

  • October foliage

    October Foliage in Connecticut

    By on October 30, 2014

    Well, compared to what I saw in Vermont, the autumn colors in Connecticut haven’t been so incredible, but as...

  • Bits and Clips

    October Bits and Clips 2014

    By on October 29, 2014

    Here are the articles, blogs, podcasts and videos from this month that I felt were worth sharing. I hope...

  • Polly Castor art, gouache paintings

    Three New Gouaches

    By on October 28, 2014

    I find I do better all around if I paint regularly. Gouache is a good medium for keeping your...

  • Anne Lamont quote

    Quote about God in the Driver’s Seat

    By on October 27, 2014

    When he sees little kids sitting in the back seat of cars, in those car seats that have steering...

  • felting books

    Felting Books

    By on October 26, 2014

    I mentioned earlier this month in a blog after visiting the New England Felting Supply that I had requested...

  • joys of the season

    Simple Joys of the Season

    By on October 25, 2014

    We’ve brought in the last flowers of the year and they are all over the house. I’ve been cooking...

  • Bernie Sanders memes

    We Need More Like Bernie

    By on October 24, 2014

    At least there is an independent from Vermont – Bernie Sanders – that isn’t afraid to speak his mind,...

  • salmon stir fry recipe

    Recipe: Pepper, Quinoa, and Salmon Stir-fry

    By on October 23, 2014

    I used the assortment of peppers shown below as the launching point for this for this dish, as well...

  • Christian Science lectures, Christian Science lectures audio

    Historical Christian Science Lectures

    By on October 22, 2014

    Our website for the Christian Science Churches in Connecticut has just been redone, and I thought it might be...

  • The Secret History of the Pink Carnation review

    Book Review: The Secret History of the Pink Carnation

    By on October 21, 2014

    If any of you enjoy reading romance, you might like this one.

  • Abstract art by Polly Castor

    Two New Abstracts in Oil

    By on October 20, 2014

    These are small – only 8” x 10” – but I enjoyed doing them, entertaining a few new ideas.